Console issues under VMware

Dave Cuthbert dacut at
Wed Feb 18 07:30:36 PST 2004

Kip Macy wrote:
Last I looked, the VMWare X server for FreeBSD was linked against This translates to it making system calls that no longer
exist under DragonFly.
I'm actually running VMware under Linux; DF is the guest OS.  (Sadly, 
they dropped their support for FreeBSD in version 4.)

However, shouldn't an app linked against a dynamic libc make the correct 
system calls?  Or was the version number of libc revved with the 
introduction of the messaging API?


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